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West unemployment down

The number of people claiming unemployment benefit in the West Country fell in July according to the latest jobless figures published on Wednesday by the Government.

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Fewer unemployment claimants in West Country

The number of people claiming unemployment benefit in the West Country fell in July according to the latest jobless figures published on Wednesday by the Government:

  • 21,792 in Somerset and Devon
  • 18,272 in Bath, Bristol, North East Somerset, North Somerset, and South Gloucestershire
  • 9,427 in Wiltshire
  • 9,051 in Gloucestershire
  • 8,420 in Dorset

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